ZAM-556 | WHS Team Leader

ZAM-556 | WHS Team Leader

20 Jan
Parramatta City Council

20 Jan

Parramatta City Council


Parramatta NSW

$124,541 a year

- Temporary Full Time Opportunity - up until July 2020

A rare and exciting opportunity to drive the People & Culture agenda at a leading organisation:

- Flexible working arrangements and a 35 hour week
- Attractive remuneration and employee benefits including an annual Award increase
- Supportive team culture and focus on employee engagement
- Centrally located with a 25min commute from most main transport hubs

City of Parramatta is experiencing a bold transformation, with numerous city-changing initiatives and projects under way. As one of Australia’s fastest-growing cities, Parramatta is a home for transformational leadership, innovation and new ways of thinking.

The People & Culture team are experiencing an exciting transformation that will see the team align our service offering to better enable our people to deliver on the organisations strategic priorities and deliver exceptional services to the community.

About You

Self-driven with a passion for Work, Health and Safety, you will have an understanding of relevant legislation as well as experience in Safety Management System design, documentation, implementation and coordination.

Your experience in project management in the WHS space paired with your strong ability to lead a team, develop and foster relationships, and partner with key stakeholder groups across the organisation will see you successfully deliver key initiatives that contribute to Council’s WHS strategy and drive an effective and positive WHS culture.

About the Role

This is an amazing opportunity to really make a difference as you deliver a number of projects and programmes in the WHS space that are responsive to organisational needs.

You will have the opportunity to develop contemporary strategies, policies and systems that will have a positive influence on safety behaviour at all levels of the organisation, and facilitate a preventative and proactive approach to WHS.

What’s on Offer

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated person on a Temporary Full Time basis who is passionate about Work, Health and Safety to join our People & Culture team. This role is for 5 days per week (35 hours) up until July 2020.

We are offering an attractive salary from $124,541 p.a. plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Want to Know More?

Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Richie Dacanay at [email protected]


Candidates MUST apply online at and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 11:30pm, Friday 24th January 2020 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

This position requires the preferred candidate to undergo a Criminal History Records check. A criminal history does not necessarily disqualify a prospective candidate from selection.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

The diverse culture at City of Parramatta is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in our workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation.

We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia with no visa restrictions to apply for this position.

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